Springs police find car of suspect wanted for two different homicides, still remain on hunt

Springs police suspect same men in two different homicides

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Colorado Springs Police Department says it has identified two men as suspects in homicides on Carmel Drive and Mosswood Lane. 

Haywood Eugene Miller is in custody. Police are still looking for Richard Allon Spanks. 

Early Saturday morning, Springs police were able to locate the car Spanks was driving with a license plate number QNC 845, but no signs of the suspect.

Colorado Springs Police say spanks should be considered armed and dangerous. They say he has ties to Denver, New Mexico and Oklahoma.

Two men were shot at an apartment complex in the 2000 block of Carmel Drive on November 26, 2016. Marcus Williams, 21, died as a result of his injuries. The surviving victim's name has not been released. 

Two women were were found shot to death at a home in the 3500 block of Mosswood Lane on November 29, 2016. They were identified as Jacquline Cline, 33, and Victoria Loftis, 23. 

Arrest documents from the Mosswood killings say that a witness told investigators that Miller and Spanks showed up at the home at around 3 a.m. The witness said he later heard a woman screaming "you don't have to do this." 

The documents go on to say that the witness heard ten gunshots and that Spanks and Miller left, then came back to shoot the victims again to make sure they were dead. 

Detectives say they have linked Miller and Spanks to both crimes. Both men face first degree murder charges.

You're urged to call 9-1-1 if you know where Spanks is. 


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